Tag Archives: Chris Berry

The 7 Secrets of Successful Painters

Pro painters share the mindsets that fueled their growth

Professional painting can be a very competitive industry to work in. In fact, a Painting Contractors Association (PCA) study found that the average painting business only lasts 1-3 years, according to Nick Slavik, Chair of the PCA’s Board of Directors.

So what is it that differentiates the businesses that survived and prospered? We talked to professional painters from across the country about their approach to business and what advice they would give the next generation. Continue reading The 7 Secrets of Successful Painters

The Best Business Tips I’ve Ever Received

Veteran painting contractors share their business wisdom

Every successful painting business owner once started out as an ambitious painter with a dream. Establishing and growing a business takes skill, a bit of luck… and quality advice from a trusted mentor.

We asked veteran painting contractors to share the best advice they ever received when starting their business. Here’s what they said. Continue reading The Best Business Tips I’ve Ever Received

Failing, Learning and Sharing: The Idaho Painter’s Tips for Succeeding in the Industry

For more than 30 years, PPC magazine has been on job sites throughout the U.S. and Canada asking residential and commercial paint pros to share their stories. This issue: Chris Berry, owner of B&K Painting, Boise, Idaho.
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